Construction Management Software Insights

Leveraging construction project management software to improve capital construction projects and other industry insights

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 11:15am
Posted By: Jon Antevy
When a project is first conceived, it usually has a small group involved that shepherds it along until it warrants additional resources.  On many projects we are involved in it is not unusual for a year to pass until momentum builds and additional resources are needed.  It is during this phase of a...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 11:15am
Posted By: Jon Antevy
SharePoint is a platform, not a construction project management system.  Available for this platform are numerous software components that have to be continually developed, integrated, tested and maintained.  The primary building block of SharePoint is a document repository.  As a project goes...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 12:15pm
Posted By: Joe Eberly
Monthly capital construction consolidation reports are due on Monday and I haven’t even started reviewing all of the project spreadsheets, accounting reports, or change logs.  Sorry Rusty, no dog park this weekend… Sound painfully familiar?  I’m like you, I love my weekends. I don’t want to go to...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 10:00am
Posted By: Joe Eberly
When an organization begins the process of evaluating and selecting project management software, it is critically important to ask and answer thoughtful, and often tough questions, before conducting the search. Good questions challenge the reasons why your organization needs a new system, what...
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 9:00am
Posted By: Brian Norusis
I am often asked by business executives, what is the most important thing I need to do to guarantee adoption after a software implementation.  The answer is simple… burn the ships. In the 1540’s, Cortez sailed across the Atlantic and through the Caribbean Sea and after 6 months landed 3 ships with...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 2:15pm
Posted By: Ashley G
In a recently published study by McGraw Hill Construction, their SmartMarket Report "Managing Uncertainty and Expectations in Building Design and Construction", architects and contractors were asked how often they “believe their projects meet owners’ expectations about quality, cost and schedule...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 10:15am
Posted By: Ashley G
Did you know… in a recent study by Box, Inc. titled “The Information Economy: A Study of Five Industries,” it was found that: Construction firms have the highest rate of work shared with outside companies.  Double the rate of any other industry To successfully deliver a construction project,...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 11:15am
Posted By: Ashley G.
  McGraw Hill Construction recently released a SmartMarket Report titled, “Managing Uncertainty and Expectations in Building Design and Construction.” Depending on who was being surveyed for the report (owners, architects and contractors), the reasons and perspective on why uncertainty occurs...
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 9:30am
Posted By: Ron Antevy
Dear Construction Project Management Software User:  Have you heard or said any of these things? “My project management software is not user-friendly.  My project management software creates extra work.  My project management software is missing this or that feature.” For almost 20 years, we’ve...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 10:00am
Posted By: Ashley Garcia
Click image to enlarge or print To get the detailed list of each step, download the full Construction Program Management Software Buying Guide at www.e-builder.net/white-papers/software-buying-guide

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